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Risks Of Contracting HIV From Sex With Sex Worker

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Hiv risk from unprotected oral sex with an African Female Sex Worker

Hi all, I'm 20 year Old Male from Kenya,Africa. My story is last week I had unprotected oral sex with a prostitute I also inserted my finger (which had an Hangnail) in her Vagina and I sucked it (nasty I know) and the following morning I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You first washed your Mr. Happy with beer and then when you got home you washed him again, this time with methylated spirits? One wonders what's next, a champagne cocktail spritz of the nether regions perhaps?Responding to your specific... Read more »

Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had... Read more »

HIV risk with sex worker 2 weeks ago

I did something stupid I haven't had sex for about a year after i broke up with my gf and... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Risk Behaviors in Unregistered Sex Workers in Dakar, Senegal

HIV prevalence in Senegal remains low (about 1.8 percent in the general adult population), but the government has long been concerned with the control of sexually transmitted infections (STI) among female sex workers. Since 1969, the government has... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

East African Standard Examines How Female Fish Sellers in Kenya Engage in Sex to Secure Fish, Risk Contracting HIV

Kenya's East African Standard on Saturday examined how hundreds of women in the country who live along Lake Victoria put themselves at risk of contracting HIV by engaging in sex with fishermen in exchange for fish to sell. According to Judy... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nigeria: Sex Workers Believe in God, Not Condoms

Deeply religious brothel workers in Nigeria believe their faith in God will protect them from contracting HIV, researchers said Tuesday at the 14th International AIDS Conference. Researchers from the Society for Family Health in Abuja, Nigeria,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Government Officials, UN Staff Meet With Sex Workers in Asia to Examine Access to HIV Services

In┬áparts of Asia, "policies outlawing sex work are undermining HIV/AIDS prevention efforts by fragmenting and stigmatizing the sex workers and turning condom possession into an act that could lead to jail time, NGO officials say," IRIN reports... Read more »
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Protected Sex w/Sex Worker

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I made a huge mistake over a week ago by having protected vaginal intercourse with a sex worker at an Asian massage parlor. The woman was very conscience of using a condom and checked it for breakage after I ejaculated. There was now oral sex or... Read more »

HIV Indeterminate Story from a Former Sex Worker

Posted by formerroxanne, 1 Reply
I worked as Sex Worker on a casual basis from 2007 to early 2012 and have vowed to discontinue all sex work. (Yes, this is a I have left prostitution as well as a I was HIV Indeterminate piece.)

This piece, as well as touching on the waiting time... Read more »

Exposure with a sex worker

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
A little over two months ago I had sex with a sex worker at a massage parlor and the condom broke. I have had no other potential exposures before or since. Ever since then I have been unable to get it out of my mind that I could have contracted HIV.... Read more »

Sex with Professional sex worker

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a 1 time insertive vaginal exposure with a female (professional escort in Latin America) of unknown status. I wore a condom and tested negative at 5 months via Elisa (sent to a quest labs by my pcp). I've had 1000's of symptoms and was... Read more »